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Online event: Boosting multilateral investments for biodiversity
Venue Online
Date 08 Dec 2022
Start time 12:00

NewClimate will join E3G's event on boosting multilateral investments for biodiversity. In particular, the event will look at biodiversity and land-use finance and the challenges associated with it.

Online event: Energiewende in Krisenzeiten: Sind Klimaschutz und Versorgungssicherheit vereinbar?
Venue Online
Date 08 Dec 2022
Start time 11:00

NewClimates Expertin Hanna Fekete nimmt an Energiesysteme der Zukunfts Webinar "Energiewende in Krisenzeiten: Sind Klimaschutz und Versorgungssicherheit vereinbar?" teil.

Decarbonisation in the global steel sector: tracking the progress
Publication date 02 Dec 2022

We evaluate the progress of the global steel sector towards decarbonisation through identifying and monitoring key progress indicators aligned with latest literature and assessing, and quantifying emission reduction targets and implementation plans of steel companies.

Tracking the progress of subnational and non-state climate action

This project aims to further advance the understanding of the universe of global subnational and non-state climate action, the potential impact of these actors on global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and their actual progress.

Sven Linder

Sven Linder works in NewClimate Institute’s financial administration. He is responsible for the management and organisational systems as well as operating the accounting aspects of projects, grants and contracts. Before joining NewClimate Institute, he worked for large private banks.

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COP27: Climate action by businesses, cities, and cooperative initiatives: faster, and stronger towards more ambitious NDCs
Venue COP27, EU pavilion (online)
Date 17 Nov 2022
Start time 17:30

This event takes stock of efforts by businesses, cities, and international cooperative initiatives and discusses new reports, progress and impacts, and opportunities to enhance NDCs and accelerate action across all sectors.

COP27: Aligning financial institutions’ strategies and operations with the Paris Agreement objectives
Venue COP27, IDFC Pavilion and Online
Date 16 Nov 2022
Start time 16:00

An event hosted by International Development Finance Club exploring 2050 pathways for climate and sustainability finance. The event started at 16h00 local time / 15h00 CET.

COP27: Ready for the next crisis? How MDBs can support the transition to a low-carbon, resilient economy by aligning with the Paris Agreement (shareholder and CSO perspectives)
Venue COP27, EU Online Pavilion
Date 16 Nov 2022
Start time 12:30

The event provided an overview of the state of play and remaining challenges of the multilateral development banks’ (MDBs’) Paris alignment process and discusses the most pressing and promising steps in delivering on the joint commitments. It gave space to the perspectives of shareholders in implementing their Paris commitments by aligning international finance flows including through the MDBs, reflecting also on key implications of last COP’s Glasgow Statement for the Clean Energy Transition. Anja Gebel (Germanwatch) Aki Kachi (NewClimate) Elizabeth Bast (Oil Change International) Ayeisha...

Making finance consistent with climate goals?
Publication date 16 Nov 2022

One year after the founding of GFANZ, this report takes stock of asset owners and managers climate commitments, how asset management decisions relate to emissions in the real economy, and what institutional investors are doing to implement their climate strategies.

COP27: Global Stocktake of Non-State Actors' Net Zero Commitments
Venue COP27, Room Luxor
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 17:00

The event will discuss how the net zero world is coming into sharper focus, through more convergence (of net zero standards), enhanced context (of what matters) and increased credibility (of entities' targets).

Net Zero Tracker: Recommendations and current realities
Publication date 15 Nov 2022

Evaluating how regions, cities and large companies are tracking against the recent UN Expert Group's recommendations on the net zero targets of non-state entities.

COP27: Tracking progress of national and industry sector actions towards global net zero emissions
Venue COP 27, EU Online Pavilion
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 16:00

In this event we presented the latest research on the progress of major emitting countries and emission-intensive industries against Paris-consistent transition pathways and benchmarks. Featured research projects include various modelling projects supported by the European Union and the European Commission (e.g. ENGAGE) as well as analysis by the Systems Change Lab recently published in its State of Climate Action 2022 report. Speakers: Louise Jeffery, NewClimate Institute Michel Elzen, Senior climate policy analyst, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency Ioannis Dafnomilis...

COP27: The Emissions Gap Report 2022
Venue COP27, Action Room 1 (Ibis) (Blue Zone)
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 13:15

The UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2022: The Closing Window — Climate crisis calls for rapid transformation of societies provides an updated assessment of the gap between where we are heading in terms of global GHG emissions and where we need to be in 2030 to get on track towards the temperature goal of the Paris Agreement. This year’s report emphasizes the urgency of transformation, with a specific focus on key sectors, food systems and financial systems. This joint UNFCCC and UNEP special event featured high-level opening remarks and a presentation of the key findings of the UNEP Emissions Gap...

COP27: A mobility just transition: perspectives on inclusive transport, including aviation
Venue COP 27, UNFCCC Pavilion, Amon Room
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 11:30

This event explored a just transition to sustainable mobility, with particular focus on regional and gendered perspectives. It included a deep dive into the hard-to-abate aviation sector, to discuss how equitable net-zero aviation could be delivered, while ensuring access to mobility for all. Speakers: Silke Mooldijk, NewClimate Institute Dan Rutherford, ICCT Akash Goenka, AEEE Sarah Colenbrander, ODI Jeremy Anderson, International Transport Workers’ Federation Jo Dardenne, Transport & Environment Further speakers tbc The event started at 11h30 local time / 10h30 CET.

COP27: Transitioning Agriculture systems for sustainability and climate resilience
Venue COP27, Akhenaten (150), Zone C, Side Events 2 Building
Date 14 Nov 2022
Start time 18:30

The transformation of agriculture systems to reduce emissions feed a growing population in a warming planet is a challenge identified by the IPCC and others. A Just Protein Transition to plant-based proteins and agroecological farming are increasingly recognised as solutions. The event started at 18h30 local time / 17h30 CET.

Net Zero Tracker

The Net Zero Tracker aims to increase transparency and accountability of net zero targets pledged by nations, states and regions, cities and companies.

COP27: Paris-compatible sector benchmarks to help in defining national and corporate climate action
Venue COP27, WeMeanBusiness Pavilion, Auditorium A
Date 14 Nov 2022
Start time 14:30

The event presented and discussed the results of multiple years of work to develop and update Paris-compatible sectoral benchmarks. Sectoral benchmarks break down the mitigation objectives under the Paris Agreement to the sectoral level and hence make them more accessible to a broader audience. Those benchmarks aim at helping decision makers to assess if recent developments and future targets of countries, as well as non-state and subnational actors, are compatible with the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature limit. Beyond providing the benchmark, they also enlighten on the road to achieve...

COP27: Climate Change Performance Index 2023 launch
Venue COP27, room Luxor
Date 14 Nov 2022
Start time 12:00

This event launched the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2023. The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is a tool for increasing transparency in international climate change policy we publish annually together with Germanwatch and Climate Action Network. It aims to enable transparency in international climate politics and comparability of individual countries’ climate protection efforts and progress. The CCPI uses a framework of standardised criteria to assess and compare the climate performances of 60 countries and the EU (as of CCPI 2022). These collectively account for over 90% of...

The Climate Change Performance Index 2023
Publication date 14 Nov 2022

Developed by Germanwatch, NewClimate Institute and CAN, the CCPI analyses and compares climate change mitigation efforts across 59 countries (plus EU as a whole). Together these countries account for 90 percent of global emissions. The index aims to enhance transparency in international climate politics and enable comparison of mitigation efforts and progress made by individual countries.

COP27: Insights from the Emissions Gap Report 2022
Venue COP27, EU pavilion or online
Date 11 Nov 2022
Start time 09:00

This side event featured a presentation and discussions with the audience of the main findings of the 13th edition of UNEP Emissions Gap Report.

Global Climate action 2022: Landscape, performance, and potential of international initiatives
Publication date 11 Nov 2022

We find that the overall performance of existing initiatives has declined in recent years. The new sector initiatives launched around COP26 have large emission reduction potential, but strong political leadership, effective progress tracking and implementation on the ground are required to realise the potential.

No more fuel to the fire
Publication date 11 Nov 2022

This report was developed under the Clean and Affordable Energy for Southeast Asia (CASE) project, analysing the impacts and long-term policy implications of the global energy crisis on Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

COP27: Exponential Climate Action Summit VII: Science & Solutions
Venue COP27, Climate Hub
Date 10 Nov 2022
Start time 15:30

How can business and society contribute to increased resilience, adaptation and mitigation? We explored nature-based solutions and carbon capture, decarbonization of industries and how digitalization and finance act as enablers. The event started at 15h30 local time / 14h30 CET. 15:30 EET – Section I: Framing the Science of Solutions on Adaptation and Mitigation Prof. Dr. Niklas Höhne, NewClimate Institute Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Michael Wolosin, Managing Director, NCS Roadmap, Conservation International 16:00 EET – Section II: The...

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